Magic Kaito: Kid the Phantom Thief
Magic Kaito manga was first adapted into a series of TV specials titled Magic Kaito: Kid the Phantom Thief (まじっく快斗: KID THE PHANTOM THIEF Majikku Kaito: Kid the Phantom Thief). Animated by TMS Entertainment, it's debut episode aired on April 17, 2010 on Animax before reairing on Nippon Television Network a few days later. The remainder of episodes aired irregularly between August and December of the following two years in Detective Conan timeslot (Saturday at 6.00 p.m. JST).
The following is a list of episodes for Magic Kaito: Kid the Phantom Thief.
|Special||Title||Original airdate||English airdate||Plot|
|1||The Revived Phantom Thief||April 17, 2010 (Animax)
April 24, 2010 (Nippon Television Network affiliates)
|The mysterious thief Kaitou Kid has reappeared after an eight year hiatus stealing jewels. Meanwhile, high school student Kaito Kuroba discovers a secret room in his house behind a portrait of his father along with Kaitou Kid's outfit. What does this mean?
|2||Kaitou Kid's Busy Date||August 6, 2011|
|While stealing the Angel Crown, Inspector Nakamori catches a glimpse of Kaito's face while in his disguise as Kaitou Kid. Determined to prove to her father Kaito isn't Kid, Aoko convinces Kaito to go on a date with her to Tropical Land at the same time Kid's next heist is to take place. If Kaito is caught by Aoko leaving from Tropical Land or if Kid never shows up for the heist, Kaito's identity will be exposed! Can Kaito manage to go on the date with Aoko and complete the Kid heist at the same time?
|3||The Princess Prefers Magic||August 13, 2011|
|Princess Anne of the Duchy of Sabrina visits Japan along with her trigger-happy bodyguard Detective Delon. While in Japan, Anne longs to meet Kaitou Kid while Delon plans to put an end to Kid once and for all. Inspector Nakamori worries that Delon will succeed and he'll lose his job chasing Kid and dream of capturing him. Kid's next heist is Princess Anne's jewel, Beaucoup de Soleil à Paris, which Anne plans to wear at a party. Can Kaito manage to steal the jewel, make Anne's wishes come true, make Nakamori look good, and manage to survive an encounter with Delon?|
|4||A Witch Sheds No Tears||September 24, 2011|
|Akako Koizumi, a witch attending Kaito's school, is furious to discover that there's only one man in the world who can resist her charms: Kaitou Kid. It's Valentine's Day so all the girls in school are giving chocolates to boys they care about. Kaito notices a bunch of boys surrounding Akako and decides to ask her for a chocolate. Akako tells Kaito she'll give him one...if he throws away all of the others he's received. Kaito declines leading Akako to realize that since he managed to escape her charm, he must be the Kaitou Kid. Akako decides that if she can't have Kaito fall in love with her, then no one shall have him and plots Kid's demise on top of the Tokyo Sky Tree after a heist. Can Kaito survive his heist and Akako's threat?
|5||The Fated Blue Birthday||October 29, 2011|
|Aoko is upset because her father, Inspector Nakamori, will miss her birthday because he needs to chase Kid as Kid attempts to steal India's largest sapphire, The Blue Birthday. Kaito cheers her up by promising he'll perform a magic show at her birthday party. Kid successfully steals the Blue Birthday only to be stopped in his escape by a man named Snake who reveals that he killed Toichi Kuroba, the original Kaitou Kid, eight years ago. Will Kid escape this situation alive and make it to Aoko's party in time?
|6||Love on the Ski Slope on Christmas Eve||December 24, 2011|
|Ekoda High School Class 2-B goes on a trip to the mountains for some skiing but Kaito and Aoko quickly discover that Aoko can't ski very well at all. The teacher announces a costumed skiing competition in which boy-girl couples will ski down the slope together and Akako sees her chance to woo Kaito. Much to Kaito's surprise, Aoko partners up with another male student from the class who also can't ski well. To his dismay, Kaito ends up partnering with Akako. Neither Kaito nor Aoko are happy with this outcome. However, could an appearance by Kaitou Kid turn things around?|
|7||The Splendid Rivals||August 4, 2012|
|At Ekoda Natural History Museum, a purple-eyed gem is believed to be Pandora. Kaitou Kid will not let this chance go in vain. Meanwhile the famous high school detective from London named Saguru Hakuba arrives bearing one goal in his mind, which is capturing Spider. Will Kaitou Kid succeed in getting the gem and finding what he is looking for before The Organization do? Will Hakuba manage to stop Spider and arrest him?
|8||The Secret of the Red Tear||August 11, 2012|
|Aoko and Kaito are invited by the head of The Magician Troupe Jody Hopper to see The Hopper Magic Show. However, Jody disdains magic due to her parents' death 10 years ago in an accident during a show. As a result, the show will be the last to be performed on stage. Meanwhile, Snake and The Organization targets the "Red Tear" ruby, which is owned by Jody Hopper. Therefore, Kaito decides to protect the ruby and its owner from The Organization. Later, Kaito meets the magician Paul, who tries to make Jody change her mind and let The Magician Troupe continue. Will Kaito manage to keep Jody and the Red Tear safe from Snake? Will he succeed to help Paul regarding Jody and the troupe?|
|9||The Witch, the Detective, and the Phantom Thief||September 29, 2012|
|Spider returns to Japan after a show tour in Europe only to have another chance to kill Kaitou Kid. This time's heist will be for The Pink Sapphire exhibited at Ochima Art Museum. As Hakuba is determined to catch Spider this time, he collects enough data about Kid in order to take one step closer to Spider. Therefore, Akako foresees with her crystal magic ball that Kid will be arrested by Hakuba. Akako feels the need to help Kaito, and so she decides to disguise herself as Kaitou Kid. Will Hakuba succeed in catching Spider? Will Akako accomplish her plan by helping Kaito? Moreover, will Spider finish his mission by killing Kid for good?|
|10||The Reminiscent Golden Eye||November 3, 2012|
|On Sunday at 9 o'clock PM, a showdown will commence between Kaitou Kid and Chat Noir; a French thief who seeks the last piece out of seven accessories that were collected by Marie Antoinette for exorcism. Hotel Ocean will witness the challenge between the flashy Kid and the dark Noir. Will Kid succeed in stealing Golden Eye before Noir does and win the bet?
|11||The Tearful Crystal Mother||December 22, 2012|
|This TV Special is a remake of the fourth OVA of Detective Conan with some changes. Kid seeks the Crystal Mother, which is held by the Queen. In this episode, Snake and Spider aboard the same train to get the jewel.
|12||Tears of Love for the Dark Knight||December 29, 2012|
|A very notorious thief, Nightmare, forces Kid to help him get the jewels he desires.
|#||Episodes||Song name||Artist||Release date||Oricon chart peak|
|1||2~6||Misty Mystery||GARNET CROW||August 31, 2011||9|
|2||7~12||Kimi no Namida ni Konna ni Koi Shiteru||Natsuiro||August 29, 2012||55|
|#||Episodes||Song name||Artist||Release date||Oricon chart peak|
|1||2~3||Pilgrim||B'z||July 27, 2011||1|
|2||4~6||Your Best Friend||Mai Kuraki||October 19, 2011||6|
|3||7~12||Koi ni Koishite||Mai Kuraki||August 15, 2012||7|